June 4, 2013
This is a wonderful link - to videos that interpret English idiomatic phrases into ASL - that is not easy and I am glad to have this information - thank you!!
If anyone wishes to write these videos, I would suggest starting a series of documents in the ASL Literature Puddle:
ASL Literature Puddle
You could call the phrases something like "English Idioms in ASL" and then perhaps link to the videos on the other web site -
Thank you, Bill!
On Jun 4, 2013, at 8:17 AM, Bill Reese <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Val and all,
> I came across a website just now and thought it would be great to have a Signwriting equivalent in the English Dictionary. English uses a lot of idioms and even though this page gives ASL video equivalents, I don't know if Deaf use them.
> I do know that as a late-deafened person, I struggle to minimize English idioms when signing as it tends to confuse the communication.